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Something 2014 to bring into the New Year (Classpass, Seattle)


December 17, 2014 by Terumi

exercising outdoors in a mom gym at Lafarge Park in Coquilam BC

I’ve been known to complain about exercising and I definitely prefer sloth.  But I’ve been trying out Classpass since my …
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Got a list of Starbucks loves on a Monday (Starbucks Roastery and Cafe, Seattle)


December 15, 2014 by Terumi

Starbucks Roastery

I haven’t swooned about a Starbucks in forever and I’ve even been gushing about this one to total strangers since …
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A splurge and a steal at Canada Place and some other neat things with kids in Vancouver at Christmastime


December 13, 2014 by Terumi

st pauls hospital lights

The other weekend, the hubby had to work in Vancouver and I got to tag along with the kids.  So …
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More gifts for Seattle lovers!


December 11, 2014 by Terumi

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 10.36.58 AM

I already have a list of Uniquely Seattle Gifts and a list of places in Seattle where you can help …
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The only thing an aunt-to-be needs to buy on a Monday


December 9, 2014 by Terumi

terra nova park in richmond

Rewind me back to when my twin baby boys were born and I’d definitely be doing everything I could to …
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When you break tradition and the world still turns out rosy (Farmer Brown’s tree farm, Arlington, WA)


December 7, 2014 by Terumi

christmas tree hunting at farmer browns

Every year we go to Christmas Creek in North Bend where my guys insist the North Pole is, and it’s …
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Some super easy ways to give back while you shop in Seattle this weekend


December 5, 2014 by Terumi

giving tree at bill and melinda gates visitor center

I volunteer for an organization that does a giving tree to help out our community and the wishes I’ve read …
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Wildlights 2014 (Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle WA)


December 3, 2014 by Terumi

mesmerizing little train inside the nocturnal animal exhibit

Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo might be a newer light show in Seattle-it’s only on its third year-but we’ve been …
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Because sometimes a Big Bang Theory makes you love your village even more


December 3, 2014 by Terumi

happy birhtday to me

Sometime in the past few weeks I celebrated an epic milestone birthday (why on earth we decide to keep counting …
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Uniquely Seattle Gifts that might help with your Holiday shopping


November 23, 2014 by Terumi

elephant car wash

I am a big fan of locally made and anywhere or anytime I can toot my “I love Seattle” horn, …
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The awesomest park in the world is 3 hours away from Seattle (Terra Nova Rural Park, Richmond, BC)


November 21, 2014 by Terumi

Terra Nova Adventure Play ground

Hopefully this got your attention if you like visiting parks with kids because this one is totally worth it.  We’ve …
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We almost have a roof over our heads (cabin building in the woods)


November 19, 2014 by Terumi

building a cabin in the woods

The snow is threatening to fall and we’re oh so close to getting the roof on before we get tons …
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When you need to post-birthday shop on a Monday


November 17, 2014 by Terumi

tutta bella happy birthday

When you get a certain amount of birthdays under your belt, you begin to realize how thankful you are for …
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Why I’ll be visiting Science World a lot more this year (Vancouver, British Columbia)


November 15, 2014 by Terumi

cream puffs at beta 5 chocolate

Yes, science museums are a good thing for kids.  They help with STEM building (a word that’s super trendy in …
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Events that didn’t feel like commercials but made me feel better about products


November 13, 2014 by Terumi


Last month my family drove up to Snoqualmie Pass and we joked that with all our shiny cars parked in …
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When Monday’s shopping starts to spill out into the rest of the week and beyond


November 11, 2014 by Terumi

pike place market picture

It’s impossible to hide from shopping in November even though some days like today the weather is so gorgeous you …
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If you still have Halloween Candy in your house…


November 6, 2014 by Terumi

running in seattle in the fall

Oh Halloween you kill me.  Every year.  And every year the guys get more effective at acquiring candy so the …
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Finding Fall at Gold Creek Pond (A great hike for kids near Snoqualmie Pass)


November 5, 2014 by Terumi

fall leaves

Everywhere in Seattle the leaves are putting on the best show they can and I’m trying to snap as many …
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Toilet shopping that gives back and a way to leave a mark at Pike Place market in Seattle on a Monday


November 3, 2014 by Terumi

market charms to support pike place market expansion

Happy Shopping Monday friends! I hope you all had a wonderful candy-filled weekend.  I almost kept the kids at home …
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Last Minute Pumpkin seeds


October 31, 2014 by Terumi

an easy recipe for baking pumpkin seeds

If you were like us, we left pumpkin carving till the last minute and we might have had to wait …
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